Summer Solstice

masses of hot pink sweet william
ablaze in raised beds
blooms so loud
so naked
the noon sky shies

Poem by M.S. Rooney

M.S. Rooney lives in Sonoma, California with poet Dan Noreen. Her work appears in journals, including The Blue Mountain Review, Illuminations, Leaping Clear and Superpresent and anthologies, including A Walk with Nature: Poetic Encounters that Nourish the Soul (University Professors Press). Her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize.